ADVENT 2014: Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent, December 7

by Bishop Kenneth Untener Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 | 2 Peter 3:8-14 | Mark 1:1-8 Thus it was that John the Baptizer appeared in the desert proclaiming a baptism of repentance. (Mk 1:4) John the Baptist is the man of whom Jesus would say, "History has not known a man born of woman greater than John." That's quite a … Continue reading ADVENT 2014: Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent, December 7

ADVENT 2013: Reflection for Human Rights Day, Second Tuesday of Advent, December 10

By Rev. John Dear, S.J. Isaiah 40:1-11 | Matthew 18:12-14 "A voice cries out: 'In the desert, prepare the way for the God of peace!'" ~Isaiah 40:3 Isaiah sums up our advent vocation: "A voice cries out: 'In the desert, prepare the way for the God of peace. Make straight in the wilderness a highway … Continue reading ADVENT 2013: Reflection for Human Rights Day, Second Tuesday of Advent, December 10